What's on in London on Friday 18th May 2018

Welcome to the IanVisits guide to free and cheap lectures, talks, heritage, walks and random miscellany happening around London.


Top things to do in London on Fri 18th May 2018

Immerse yourself in the revolutionary world of the 1960s at London Transport Museum’s Friday Late.
 6:45pm to 10pm
 
 Covent Garden
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Sir John Soane’s Museum is opening late, lighting the candles and giving guests access to some of ‘Soane’s Secrets’.
 Starts at 6pm
 
 Holborn
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Soane Lates - Soane's Secrets

Anaesthesia Lates explores the World War II advances in facial reconstruction and the world-famous 'Guinea Pig Club' of early patients.
 6pm to 9pm
 
 Regent Street
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Anaesthesia Lates: 'The Guinea Pig Club'

You’ll be able to view Guildhall Art Gallery’s exhibition Sublime Symmetry, featuring over 80 works for De Morgan, as well as enjoy talks on art and mathematics.
 7pm to 10pm
 
 City of London
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Late Night: Sublime Symmetry

See stories from our collection that chart the course of the suffrage movement in the early 20th century: protest, militancy, and the outbreak of war on a global scale.
 6pm to 10pm
 
 Richmond
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Suffrage 100 - Archives at night: Law breakers, law makers

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

£6

(Friday, 18th May - 11am to 4pm)
This exhibition is about the Neo-Romantic period in illustration after World War II. (Closing soon Sun, 20th May)

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Neo-Romantic Illustrations in Britain 1943-1955

£12

(Friday, 18th May - 10am to 6pm)
This exhibition brings together, for the first time, the works of four of the most celebrated figures in art photography. (Closing soon Sun, 20th May)

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Victorian Giants: The Birth of Art Photography

Free

(Friday, 18th May - 10am to 9pm)
The only known self-portraits by Spanish master Murillo, reunited for the first time in over three hundred years. (Closing soon Mon, 21st May)

2018-05-18

Murillo: The Self Portraits

Free

(Friday, 18th May - 11am to 6pm)
An exhibition of new work by Belfast-based street artist and printmaker Leo Boyd. (Closing soon Sat, 26th May)

2018-05-18

Welcome to the Simulation

£13.50
Touching on themes of countercultures, subcultures and minorities of all kinds, the show features the work of 20 photographers from the 1950s to the present day. (Closing soon Sun, 27th May)

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 Another Kind of Life Photography on the Margins

£15

(Friday, 18th May - 10am to 6pm)
The UK’s first major exhibition of artists’ responses to war and conflict since the terrorist attacks on 11 September 2001. (Closing soon Mon, 28th May)

2018-05-18

 Age of Terror: Art since 9/11

Free

(Friday, 18th May - 10am to 9pm)
Explore still life through the lens of Tacita Dean, one of the genre's leading contemporary practitioners  (Closing soon Mon, 28th May)

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Tacita Dean: Still Life

Free
Large landscape images explore the theme of reconciliation by capturing how time and nature have eased the scars of war on the battlefields of the Western Front. (Closing soon Mon, 28th May)

2018-05-18

​Fields of Battle, Lands of Peace: 1918 - 2018

Learn about global efforts made after the Holocaust to find Zuzana Knobloch and millions of others like her. (Closing soon Wed, 30th May)

2018-05-18

Fate Unknown: The Search for the Missing after the Holocaust

Free

(Friday, 18th May - 10am to 6pm)
This exhibition commemorates the centenary of this momentous battle and the huge medical and human impact of wounding during and beyond the First World War. (Closing soon Thu, 31st May)

2018-05-18

Wounded: Conflict, Casualties and Care

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Tower Bridge opening times

12:15amPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
04:30pmDutch MasterUp river

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